Students act as practicing lawyers representing actual clients, working on cases covering family law, landlord-tenant disputes, and public benefits.
They plan and conduct every phase of civil litigation, including:
Clinical faculty guide students, attending hearings and trials and giving feedback at every stage.
Sajid Shahriar ’16, who represented clients as a certified student attorney in the Civil Litigation Clinic, has been awarded a prestigious Presidential Management Fellowship. Shahriar has secured a placement working for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity in Boston this fall.